Kentucky Athletics Releases Official Mobile Application
LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Athletics and XOS Digital, Incorporated jointly announced today the launch of the official iPhone and Android smart phone mobile application of the Kentucky Wildcats for the 2010-11 athletics season.
“By developing this mobile application, we hope to provide our dedicated fans with a way to stay continuously connected to Kentucky athletics,” said Kentucky Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart. “The mobile app will serve as a resource for fans, delivering full Wildcat coverage regardless of whether they make it to Lexington on game day or not.”
The application, built by XOS Digital, will feature video highlights minutes following the game, scores, live stats and breaking news for all Wildcat sports including football, basketball and women’s basketball. Updated content will be provided to fans through the XOS-powered Kentucky Digital Sports Network customized specifically for University of Kentucky Athletics.
“University of Kentucky fans will now have the ability to instantly access video highlights featuring game recaps and previews with any smart phone, at any time,” said Ben Godwin, general manager of the SEC Digital Network. “With the launch of Kentucky’s mobile application, fans can now receive timely, customized content when following the Wildcats.” Additional features of the mobile application include:
• Video highlights for football and basketball
• Live stats
• SEC in progress scoreboard
• Latest Wildcat news for all sports
• Standings, schedules and poll updates
The official Kentucky Wildcats mobile application will debut with an introductory price of $2.99. The iPhone application is available on the iTunes store, and the Android application is available on the Android store. An official Kentucky Wildcats iPad application with additional features is currently under development with a targeted release date later in the fall.
About University of Kentucky Athletics
The University of Kentucky Athletics Department, which is 100 percent self-sustaining financially, supports the broadest athletics program in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) with 22 varsity sports. “UK” is dedicated to having a nationally prominent program with integrity while keeping the focus on the student-athlete. Our vision is to educate and compete for championships in all sports within a framework of fiscal responsibility, with a commitment to diversity in all areas, and to be compliant with university, state, SEC, and NCAA rules and regulations. For more about UK, visit www.UKathletics.com.
About XOS Digital, Incorporated
Founded in 1999, XOS Digital is the leading provider of digital asset management solutions for collegiate and professional sports organizations. Conference officials, league offices, coaching staffs and athletic departments rely on the XOS portfolio of products and services to manage, analyze, archive, distribute, protect and monetize their digital assets. The XOS Thunder™ Coaching Platform, XOS Xchange™, XOS PlayerOnDemand™, XOS Digital Licensing Portal™, and the XOS Digital Sports Network™ digital media distribution technology provide the most advanced, comprehensive digital asset management solution available in the world. For more information, visit www.xosdigital.com.